The authors have no financial disclosures potential conflicts of interest to report. Dr. Perrone is a co-author on one of the three papers discussed in this commentary. Dr. Mycyk, an associate editor for this journal, had no role in the peer review or publication decision for this paper.
A Challenging Crossroad for Emergency Medicine: The Epidemics of Pain and Pain Medication Deaths
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Academic Emergency Medicine
Volume 21, Issue 3, pages 334–336, March 2014
How to Cite
Perrone, J., Mycyk, M. B. (2014), A Challenging Crossroad for Emergency Medicine: The Epidemics of Pain and Pain Medication Deaths. Academic Emergency Medicine, 21: 334–336. doi: 10.1111/acem.12323
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